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Aqaba CDD staff organise fire drill

By Petra - Apr 02,2014 - Last updated at Apr 02,2014

AQABA — Aqaba Civil Defence Department (CDD) personnel held an exercise on Wednesday that covered procedures to deal with a fire and a partial collapse of a chemical factory.

The drill scenario involved chemical leaks due to the fire and efforts to rescue workers trapped in the building.

CDD personnel dealt with these accidents according to standard procedures, administering first aid to the injured before taking them to nearby hospitals.

CDD Director General Lt. Gen. Talal Kofahi, Aqaba Governor Fawaz Irsheidat and other officials attended the drill.

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